Workshop - Fine Woodworking Plans and Projects


  • Adjustable Workshop StandAdjustable Workshop Stand

    by Michael C. Fortune

    Assembled with dadoes, screws, and biscuits, this support stand has a broad, stable base and an adjustable column that slides easily and locks solidly. The top ...

  • Mini Workbench Works WondersMini Workbench Works Wonders

    by Steve Latta

    This mini bench by Steve Latta puts your work at a comfortable height for use with small power tools, hand tools, all kinds of joinery, and detail work. Clamped ...

  • A Cabinet for Hand ToolsA Cabinet for Hand Tools

    by Michael Pekovich

    When planning a new hand-tool cabinet for his workshop, Mike Pekovich wanted to pack in more storage than his old cabinet without taking up more wall space. He ...

  • Tool Chest with DrawersTool Chest with Drawers

    by Michael Pekovich

    This traveling tool box is designed to hold your essential hand tools, keeping them close at hand on a benchtop or countertop and tucking away easily when not in ...

  • Your Miter Saw Needs a StandYour Miter Saw Needs a Stand

    by John White

    A good stand can make any miter saw sing a sweeter song. This one has five features that make it stand out from the rest, turning a portable carpentry tool into ...

  • Tune Up Your WorkbenchTune Up Your Workbench

    by Richard L. Humphreville

    Your workbench is one of the most important tools in the shop, and it takes a terrific beating. After all, it serves as a platform for sawing, planing, chiseling, ...

  • Best-Ever Outfeed TableBest-Ever Outfeed Table

    by John White

    An outfeed table helps make tablesaw operation safer and provides valuable workspace for assembly and finishing. But the space beneath it is often wasted. John ...

  • Forget What You Know About WorkbenchesForget What You Know About Workbenches

    by Josh Finn

    Josh Finn's workbench is a model of versatility. It features two long, narrow torsion-box beams with Homasote tops and melamine bottoms. The beams rest on two wide ...

  • Behind the Scenes at Trading SpacesBehind the Scenes at Trading Spaces

    by Asa Christiana

    Go with the FWW editor to the popular makeover TV series for an exclusive look at how the carpenters and crew do their work.

  • Behind the Scenes at Trading Spaces: Day 0Video: Behind the Scenes at Trading Spaces: Day 0

    with Asa Christiana

    The crew gets a head start to set up the carpentry area.

  • Rock-Solid Plywood BenchRock-Solid Plywood Bench

    by Cecil Braeden

    Build this simple but versatile workbench in a weekend for less than $250. And you don't need a jointer or planer.

  • Build a Torsion Box Assembly TableVideo: Build a Torsion Box Assembly Table

    with Marc Spagnuolo

    Build a torsion box for a flat and rigid workshop tabletop

  • Dead-Flat Assembly TableVideo: Dead-Flat Assembly Table

    with Marc Spagnuolo

    Build a sturdy base with plenty of storage and find tips for installing full-extension drawer slides

  • Stow-and-Go Router TableVideo: Stow-and-Go Router Table

    with Roland Johnson

    Build a full-featured router table that is portable, lightweight and easy to store

  • Pro Portfolio: Furniture MillPro Portfolio: Furniture Mill

    by Jonathan Binzen

    Historic mill in Cumberland, Maine, now home to a contemporary furniture maker and his shop

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